In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pequeños pueblos salpicados en un paisaje rural — little villages dotted around a rural landscape
- salpicado de algo — dotted with sth
- un cielo salpicado de estrellas — a sky strewn / dotted / studded with stars
- un vestido salpicado de lentejuelas — a dress dotted with sequins
- un texto salpicado de citas famosas — a text peppered / sprinkled with famous quotations
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.